Volcano Extravaganza 2012

curated by Nick Mauss
with Milovan Farronato

July 2012 – March 2013
Stromboli, Aeolian Islands, Italy


Artists invited: Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili, Ei Arakawa, Thea Djordjadze, Danny McDonald, Ken Okiishi, Paulina Olowska, Andreas Reihse, Emily Sundblad, Sergej Tcherepnin, Andro Wekua

Once again a rich programme of events, this time accompanied by a schedule of talks, with: Than Hussein Clark (artist), Stuart Comer (Tate Modern), Florence Derieux (FRAC Champagne-Ardenne), Karl Holmqvist (artist), Mark Nash (Royal College of Art, London) and Michael Sanchez (critic)

A continuous process of overlaps and reciprocal influences; made up of experiences and responses that will come together on 23 August in a concluding exhibition that will remain open to the public until spring 2013.

The last act (able to contain everything that has gone before), conducted by Nick Mauss. A Volcano Extravaganza, that of 2012, made up of various levels that will be brought to completion in a final joint exhibition.

Presidente della Repubblica Giorgio Napolitano meets Giovanna Silva, one of the participant to Volcano Extravaganza 2012 and looks at the book ‘Rolling Stones. Roadside Picnic, Stromboli’

Photo by Giulia Casanova